Customized Collet Chucks

As you consider your workholding needs, you may be wondering what collet types are ideal for your line. Collet chucks are a popular choice for workholding for several reasons. Some of their built-in advantages include: 

  • Speed
  • Accuracy
  • Tighter tolerances
  • Fits for small, fragile, or oddly shaped pieces

However, your production line may have some nuances that go beyond the standard collet chuck. This is when customized collet chucks present some distinct advantages. 

The Power of Customization

As you begin a new production line, you’ll automatically have accuracy top of mind. Clearly, for accurate machining, you need accurate workholding solutions like collet chucks. There are many variables that influence the effectiveness of your workholding, so using a customized solution from the outset can save you from a multitude of headaches. Before you balk at customized workholding like precisions chucks and collet chucks, don’t forget that the machining industry has seen an uprise in requests for customization over the past few years. Clients are looking for a specialized product, which requires a specialized process. It makes perfect sense to use specialized workholding to match that new process. Another benefit of choosing customization is that it creates the perfect stage for innovations that can save you production time, create tighter tolerances, closer finishes, and more. 

How Stace-Allen Can Help

Since its founding in 1946, Stace-Allen has been focused on precision workholding. That tradition has now continued for over 70 years, and the results speak for themselves. Stace-Allen engineers are constantly looking for ways to improve on the standard and surpass past achievements. Our designs are made for the future. This has led to new formulas to increase the longevity of a workholding piece and other workholding solutions that have since been mimicked by others in the industry. When it comes to collet chucks, Stace-Allen has a comprehensive repertoire of customizations:

  • Air, hydraulic, or drawbar actuation
  • Radial timing
  • Pallet or tombstone applications
  • Interchangeable components with minimal changeover
  • ID collets and OD collets
  • Radial timing
  • And more

Looking to the Future

If you don’t see the solution you need, then you’ve come to the right place. Stace-Allen Chucks and our team of engineers are always up for a new challenge. Custom solutions are our top priority, and we combine our extensive knowledge with a deep dedication to serving the client. We believe in using communication throughout our process so you don’t just end up with a solution. You end up with the best solution, one that will enhance and improve your bottom line. Contact us today to begin your consultation and request a quote.